Vibration Analysis 1

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute
In Central London (England), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (United Arab Emirates), Abuja, Nigeria (Nigeria) and 47 other venues

Higher than Rs 100000

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At the conclusion of specified learning, delegates will be able to: Define Vibration Analysis. Demonstrate the use of the typical vibration instrument. Explain R.M.S Techniques. Discuss the Vibration Amplitude Measurement.
Suitable for: Those responsible for collecting vibration readings. Those desirous of vibration reading analysis. Reliability Engineers. Product Data Management. Maintenance Supervisors. Rotating Machinery Engineers. Predictive Maintenance Coordinators. Advanced Mechanics and Technicians. Maintenance Supervisors. Rotating Mechanics. Machinery Engineers. Predictive Maintenance. Technicians and Coordinators. Vibration Analysts

Important information

Requirements: Degree or Work Experience


Where and when

Starts Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Khalifa Street, 44486, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Abuja, Nigeria
Cadastral Zone A0, Central Business District, Abuja, 7069, Nigeria, Nigeria
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Kirkos Subcity Kebele, 21555, Ethiopia, Ethiopia
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Algiers, Algeria
Pins Maritimes, 16000, Algeria, Algeria
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Algiers, Algeria
Rue Hassiba Benbouali, 16015, Algeria, Algeria
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Amman, Jordan
Bin Ali Street, 11118, Jordan, Jordan
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What you'll learn on the course

Data Management

Course programme

Course review:

Module 1

Vibration Analysis - Fundamentals

ü  Introduction to vibration

ü  Defining Vibration Analysis

ü  Typical Vibration Instruments.

ü  Motion - R.M.S. Technique

ü  Vibration Amplitude Measurement

ü  Peak Vibration

ü  Peak to Peak Vibration Measurement

ü  Displacement, velocity and acceleration

ü  Units and unit conversion

ü  Spectrum analysis

ü  FFT spectrum analyzer technology

ü  Frequency Vibration

ü  Natural Frequency

ü  Generated frequency

ü  Resonant frequency

ü  Basic forcing frequency calculations


Module 2

Fundamental Vibration Analysis Concepts and Issues

ü  Defining Mass and its units of measurement

ü  Use of vibration in evaluating machinery condition

ü  The concept of velocity

ü  The concept of frequency

ü  Exploring time waveform phase

ü  Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT)

ü  Fast Fourier Transformation (FFT) Techniques

ü  Exploiting Displacement

ü  Defining Speed

ü  Deducing Acceleration

ü  Detecting High Vibration

ü  Sensor Variations

ü  Analogue Instrumentation - Shortcomings

ü  Digital Technology - Advantages

ü  Vibration alarms

ü  Spectral band alarms


Module 3

Effecting An Enhanced Maintenance Programme

ü  Basic fault identification

ü  Vibratory fault characteristics and patterns

ü  Overall level measurements

ü  Mechanical analysis

ü  Harmonic measurements

ü  Harmonic distortion measurement

ü  Alarm limits, trending and exception reports

ü  Preventive Maintenance

ü  Predictive Maintenance

ü  Reliability-centered Maintenance Programmed (RCM) 

ü  Fault diagnosis - Common electric motor faults

ü  Fault diagnosis - Common pump, fan and compressor faults

ü  Fault diagnosis - Rolling element bearing wear

ü  Fault diagnosis - Imbalance,

ü  Fault diagnosis - misalignment,

ü  Fault diagnosis - looseness,

ü  Fault diagnosis - eccentricity,

ü  Fault diagnosis - resonance

ü  Fault diagnosis  - bearings  Defects 

ü  Fault diagnosis - gears Defects,

ü  Fault diagnosis - belts Defects

ü  Common belt drive and gearbox faults

ü  Electric Motors Defects

ü  Detection Of Electrical Problem Within Induction Motors


Module 4

Instrumentation and Condition Monitoring

ü  Rotating Equipment Types

ü  Rotating Equipment Applications

ü  Rolling Element Bearings

ü  Journal Bearings

ü  Equipment Failure Modes 

ü  Condition Monitoring Technologies

ü  Condition Monitoring Technologies - Vibration

ü  Condition Monitoring Technologies - Oil

ü  Condition Monitoring Technologies - Emission

ü  Condition Monitoring Technologies - Electric motor testing

ü  Condition Monitoring Technologies - Wear particle

ü  Condition Monitoring Technologies - Infrared

ü  Condition Monitoring Technologies - Acoustic

Module 5

Data Acquisition Techniques

ü  Instrumentation

ü  Transducers and transducer mounting

ü  Measurement point naming conventions

ü  Routes surveys

ü  Loading and unloading the route

ü  Data collection

ü  Following a route

ü  Repeatable data collection

ü  Test procedures

ü  Observations: best utilizing your time in the field

Recognizing bad data

Module 6

Fundamentals of Machinery Vibration

ü  Key Concepts – Mass,

ü  The concept of Stiffness

ü  Mechanical Resonance

ü  Conceptualizing Damping

ü  Un-damped Free Vibration

ü  Damped Free Vibration

ü  Damped Force Vibration

ü  Lateral Vibration Characteristics

ü  Rigid - Body Vibrations

ü  Flexible Shaft Vibrations

ü  Mode Shapes and Critical Speeds of General Motor Bearing Systems

Module 7

Deconstructing Bearings

Journal and Thrust Bearings

ü  Types of Fluid Film Bearings

ü  Selection of Bearing Type

ü  Selection of Bearing Dimensions

ü  Self-acting Thrust Bearings

ü  Design Data for Tilting-Pad Thrust Bearings

ü  Calculated Thrust Bearing Stiffness & Damping

Ball Bearings

ü  Bearing Design Factors

ü  Fatigue Life

ü  Bearing Lubrication

ü  Dynamics of Ball Bearings

Rotor Bearing System Dynamics

ü  Spring and Damping Coefficient

ü  Rotor Response Analysis

ü  Rotor Dynamics For a Typical Machine

Rotor response to Various Forces

ü  Type of Forces

ü  Response to Unbalance

ü  Response to Other Forces

Rotor Bearing System Instability

ü  Dynamic Instability in Rigid-Body Systems

ü  Complicating Factors

ü  Control of Rotor Instability

Module 8

Bearings and Vibration, and Rotor and Shaft Balancing

Bearings Vibration Analysis

ü  Analytical methods for calculating vibration amplitudes

ü  Troubleshooting analysis

ü  Diagnostic procedures

ü  Machinery faults and vibration frequencies

ü  Vibration at running speed

ü  Shaft surface defects and proximity probe readings

ü  Vibration amplitude jump phenomenon

ü  Beating of two adjacent frequencies

ü  Harmonics

ü  Sub-synchronous vibrations

ü  Modulation

ü  Vibration of ball and roller bearings

Rotor and Shaft Balancing

ü  Balancing of Rotors and Shafts

ü  Single Plane Balancing

ü  Balancing in a Commercial Balance Machine

In place Rotor and Shaft Balancing

Module 9

Vibration Data Analysis, Interpretation and Problem Resolution

ü  Acquiring data to define the problem

ü  Long-term history of machine

ü  Field measurement data acquisition

ü  Field measurement data assessment

ü  Field measurement data interpretation

ü  Torsional Vibration Modeling

ü  Sources of Torsional Excitation

ü  Transient Response

ü  Damping

ü  Interpretation of Analysis

Module 10

Forcing frequencies, Sonar, Acoustic and Seismic Measurements

ü  Using units of orders instead of Hz or CPM.

ü  Calculating forcing frequencies

ü  Identifying shaft speed

ü  Blade and vane passing frequencies,

ü  Bearing frequencies,

ü  Gear mesh frequencies

ü  Gear and belt driven machines (multiple shafts with different turning speeds)

ü  Parametrically Excited Surface Waves

ü  Normal Form Symmetries

ü  Linear measurement Instruments

ü  Seismic or acoustic emission

ü  Acoustic measurement Instrument

ü  3D Seismic Surveys

ü  4D Seismic Mapping